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This volume offers the author's central articles on the medieval and early modern history of cartography for the first time in English translation. A first group of essays gives an overview of medieval cartography and illustrates the methods of cartographers. Another analyzes world maps and travel accounts in relation to mapped spaces. A third examines land surveying, cartographical practices of exploration and the production of Portolan atlases.

Publication Date

6-6-2022

Publisher

Medieval Institute Publications

City

Kalamazoo

ISBN

9781501523816

Keywords

Travel Literature, Cartography, Medieval Culture, Early Modern Culture, History of Cartography, Middle Ages and Early Modern Period, World Maps, Travel accounts, Portolan Atlases

Disciplines

Earth Sciences | European History | European Languages and Societies | Geography | Medieval Studies

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This title is available open access at our publishing partner De Gruyter's website.

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Baumgärtner, Ingrid. Mapping Narrations – Narrating Maps: Concepts of the World in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period. Edited by Daniel Gneckow, Anna Hollenbach, and Phillip Landgrebe. Berlin, Boston: Medieval Institute Publications, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1515/9781501516016

Mapping Narrations, Narrating Maps: Concepts of the World in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period

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